Courses

I offer three different courses,   Eight week MBSR course, Six week Frantic World course, Eight week MBSR Parents course.  Please contact me for individual courses (in person or distance learning) or for a workshop or course in your workplace or school.  Details below:

Eight Week MBSR Course 

On this  course you will learn:

  • Meditation and movement practices that will help train your attention and increase awareness of your thinking and behaviour patterns
  • Simple neuroscience
  • How stress affects the nervous system and its impact on our bodies and minds
  • To identify the early signs of stress
  • Strategies to use in stressful situations
  • How to bring mindfulness into everyday life

All participants receive a course booklet and audio as well as an orientation session by phone.

Six Week Finding Peace in a Frantic World Course 

This is based on the book by Mark Williams and Danny Penman.  This shorter course is an ideal introduction to mindfulness practice.

On this course you will learn:

  • Meditation practices to train attention and increase awareness of thinking and behaviour patterns
  • To recognise how often we operate on autopilot and ways to become more aware of the present moment
  • To use the body as an anchor for our attention
  • Techniques to relate differently to thoughts and worries
  • Integrate mindfulness into everyday life

Participants need a copy of the Frantic World Book and Audio CD.

Eight Week Mindfulness for Parents (MBSR) course

Our ability to be calm influences not only our own wellbeing but also the wellbeing and happiness of our children.

On this course you will learn:

  • Mindfulness skills to help you stay calm and present
  • Explore the neuroscience of the child and adolescent brains
  • Child friendly mindfulness ideas and practical resources for introducing it to your family
  • Practical and creative ways to communicate with your family

All participants receive a course booklet and audio as well as booklet with ideas for integrating mindfulness into family life.